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History of Perineal Laceration - Our doctors did anesthesia

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    Exclamation History of Perineal Laceration - Our doctors did anesthesia
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    Our doctors did anesthesia on a patient who had a history of fourth degree laceration. We are trying to figure out what would be the proper ICD-9 code to use. It was orginally billed with V23.4. I was looking at 664.31 but we weren't too sure whether that would work

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    I would use diagnosis V23.49 - pregnancy with other poor obstertric history.

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